City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods (DON)

City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Official City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods' Page - For more information and resources visit: www.houstontx.gov/neighborhoods The Department of Neighborhoods (DON) serves as a centralized source of City services and resources dedicated to resolving neighborhood issues and revitalizing and preserving neighborhoods by reducing nuisances, blight and substandard residential property.

Its seven divisions offer a wide range of community services, from anti-gang youth programs and assistance to people with disabilities to initiatives addressing education, international communities, civic engagement and volunteerism. The department collaborates with other city departments and works closely with community partners to improve neighborhoods and the quality of life for all Houstonians.

Residents of District G can early vote until January 21 in their special election for City Council! #repost • @harrisvot...
01/12/2022

Residents of District G can early vote until January 21 in their special election for City Council! #repost • @harrisvotes Polls are now open for Day 3 of the @HoustonTx District G Special Election.
🕖 Early Voting ends Jan. 21. Election Day is Jan. 25
📍 Poll Locations: harrisvotes.com/locations
🗳️ Sample Ballot: harrisvotes.com/SampleBallots
#YourVoteYourVoice #HarrisVotes

Residents of District G can early vote until January 21 in their special election for City Council! #repost • @harrisvotes Polls are now open for Day 3 of the @HoustonTx District G Special Election.
🕖 Early Voting ends Jan. 21. Election Day is Jan. 25
📍 Poll Locations: harrisvotes.com/locations
🗳️ Sample Ballot: harrisvotes.com/SampleBallots
#YourVoteYourVoice #HarrisVotes

#repost • @harrisvotes City of Houston, District G voters will head to the polls next week!🙌 Election Day: Jan. 25🕖 Earl...
01/07/2022

#repost • @harrisvotes City of Houston, District G voters will head to the polls next week!
🙌 Election Day: Jan. 25
🕖 Early Voting: Jan. 10-21
📫 Mail applications must be received by Jan. 14
📲 Sample Ballot and Polling locations at harrisvotes.com

#repost • @harrisvotes City of Houston, District G voters will head to the polls next week!
🙌 Election Day: Jan. 25
🕖 Early Voting: Jan. 10-21
📫 Mail applications must be received by Jan. 14
📲 Sample Ballot and Polling locations at harrisvotes.com

Make sure to get tested if you’re in contact with someone who tests positive for #COVID. #repost • @houstonhealthdepartm...
01/04/2022

Make sure to get tested if you’re in contact with someone who tests positive for #COVID. #repost • @houstonhealthdepartment We offer free #Covid19 testing and vaccination sites across #Houston. Find a nearby site at houstonhealth.org or by calling 832-393-4220. Let's end this surge and get closer to normal. #hounews

Make sure to get tested if you’re in contact with someone who tests positive for #COVID. #repost • @houstonhealthdepartment We offer free #Covid19 testing and vaccination sites across #Houston. Find a nearby site at houstonhealth.org or by calling 832-393-4220. Let's end this surge and get closer to normal. #hounews

#repost • @harrisvotes Here's a look at some of the key dates for voting in Harris County!#HarrisVotes #YourVoteYourVoic...
01/04/2022

#repost • @harrisvotes Here's a look at some of the key dates for voting in Harris County!
#HarrisVotes #YourVoteYourVoice

#repost • @harrisvotes Here's a look at some of the key dates for voting in Harris County!
#HarrisVotes #YourVoteYourVoice

Happy New Year, neighbors!
01/01/2022

Happy New Year, neighbors!

Happy New Year, neighbors!

That's it. That's the message.
12/25/2021

That's it. That's the message.

That's it. That's the message.

City of Houston offices will be closed Friday, December 24 - Monday, December 27. We will return to normal business hour...
12/23/2021

City of Houston offices will be closed Friday, December 24 - Monday, December 27. We will return to normal business hours on Tuesday, December 28.

City of Houston offices will be closed Friday, December 24 - Monday, December 27. We will return to normal business hours on Tuesday, December 28.

#repost @harrisvotes The Houston City Council Special Election is just around the corner!✍️ Registration Deadline: Dec. ...
12/20/2021

#repost @harrisvotes The Houston City Council Special Election is just around the corner!
✍️ Registration Deadline: Dec. 27
☑️ Early Voting: January 10-16 & 18-21
✅ Election Day: January 25
#YourVoiceYourVote #HarrisVotes

This is the 15th year of our partnership with the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Texas in which we bl...
12/16/2021

This is the 15th year of our partnership with the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Texas in which we bless area youth with gifts for a brighter holiday season. 30 students from Houston Independent School District received gifts this year. Thanks to all our partners who made this possible!

Texas Children’s Hospital and the City of Houston are hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic, Friday, Dec 17, noon - 8pm. Fre...
12/15/2021

Texas Children’s Hospital and the City of Houston are hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic, Friday, Dec 17, noon - 8pm.

Free METRO Houston rides and free parking at 1515 Jackson Street, Houston, TX 77003!

#repost @coh_mayors_events Join us this Sunday, December 12th at Levy Park! Cigna Sunday in the Park - Holiday edition! ...
12/12/2021

#repost @coh_mayors_events Join us this Sunday, December 12th at Levy Park! Cigna Sunday in the Park - Holiday edition! Fun for the whole family and free photos with Santa! See you there #InTheParkHTX

#repost @coh_mayors_events Join us this Sunday, December 12th at Levy Park! Cigna Sunday in the Park - Holiday edition! Fun for the whole family and free photos with Santa! See you there #InTheParkHTX

Runoff elections take place this Saturday! #repost @harrisvotes MAKE A PLAN TO VOTE ON SATURDAY!⌛ Polls will be open fro...
12/09/2021

Runoff elections take place this Saturday! #repost @harrisvotes MAKE A PLAN TO VOTE ON SATURDAY!
⌛ Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
📍 Polling Locations and Sample Ballots at HarrisVotes.com.
#HarrisVotes #EveryElectionMatters

#repost @houstonpubliclibrary Join our friends at the Houston Public Library Foundation for the perfect stocking stuffin...
12/08/2021

#repost @houstonpubliclibrary Join our friends at the Houston Public Library Foundation for the perfect stocking stuffing opportunity at their last Book Sale of the year this Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Friends of HPLF Warehouse! Visit their page for more info & see you there! #HPLF #ILoveHPL

#repost @houstonpubliclibrary Join our friends at the Houston Public Library Foundation for the perfect stocking stuffing opportunity at their last Book Sale of the year this Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Friends of HPLF Warehouse! Visit their page for more info & see you there! #HPLF #ILoveHPL

Thankful for so many great partners who help us help neighbors! #repost @marypaznetwork “Alone, we can do so little; tog...
12/03/2021

Thankful for so many great partners who help us help neighbors!

#repost @marypaznetwork “Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much” – Helen Keller
I am so happy for this accomplishment. God shows his purpose and bring me closer to the goal.
Thank you @sylvesterturner @neighborhou @houstoncompletecommunities for bringing together such an amazing group of people.
#government #houston

Thankful for so many great partners who help us help neighbors!

#repost @marypaznetwork “Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much” – Helen Keller
I am so happy for this accomplishment. God shows his purpose and bring me closer to the goal.
Thank you @sylvesterturner @neighborhou @houstoncompletecommunities for bringing together such an amazing group of people.
#government #houston

Congratulations to Stephanie and all of the graduates and thank y’all for stepping up to learn and serve! #CompleteCommu...
12/03/2021

Congratulations to Stephanie and all of the graduates and thank y’all for stepping up to learn and serve! #CompleteCommunities #Houstontx #SuperNeighborhoods
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#repost @blainiac525 So proud of my wife, @stephrogersneighborhood for graduating tonight from Mayor @sylvesterturner and @neighborhou ‘s inaugural Complete Community program! A great cross section of our amazing city’s diverse and passionate residents ready to do great things for our city!

Thanks for helping to make our inaugural class a success! #repost @_jsh*ttu I graduated!!!! Not from my Doctoral program...
12/02/2021

Thanks for helping to make our inaugural class a success! #repost @_jsh*ttu I graduated!!!! Not from my Doctoral program, but something equally as great!

I was apart of the Inaugural class of the Department of Neighborhoods: Complete Communities University! 8 weeks of learning about the City of Houston and what we as citizen can to do enact change.

I’m really low key about all the things I do, but ya girl be out here working ya’ll!!

They overstood the assignment! Our inaugural #CompleteCommunities University class graduated last night beneath the ligh...
12/02/2021

They overstood the assignment! Our inaugural #CompleteCommunities University class graduated last night beneath the lights of City Hall! For eight weeks we worked with these emerging leaders on civic engagement methods and techniques to help neighborhoods. Sound interesting? Application for the next class opens soon! #houstontx #superneighborhoods

12/01/2021

Need help? Request a special holiday food box through Dec. 4! #repost @houstonfoodbank Register for a #shareyourholidays food box now - December 4!

Phone Bank Numbers
English: 713-547-8692
Spanish: 713-547-8693

This great event is made possible from our sponsors @briggsequipmentus @marinefoodsexpress @activeathlete88 @canstructionhouston @haaonline #southtexascollegeoflaw @aldiusa

Buying a home can be exciting but complicated. Our partners at Nrcdc Houston offer a first-time homebuyers workshop to e...
12/01/2021

Buying a home can be exciting but complicated. Our partners at Nrcdc Houston offer a first-time homebuyers workshop to explain the process and share information about down payment assistance. Classes are free but you must register at 346-339-1088 or www.nrcdc.org/site/getregistered.

Buying a home can be exciting but complicated. Our partners at Nrcdc Houston offer a first-time homebuyers workshop to explain the process and share information about down payment assistance. Classes are free but you must register at 346-339-1088 or www.nrcdc.org/site/getregistered.

#repost @harrisvotes The Joint Runoff Election for the City of Bellaire, City of Missouri City, HISD, and HCC is Decembe...
11/30/2021

#repost @harrisvotes The Joint Runoff Election for the City of Bellaire, City of Missouri City, HISD, and HCC is December 11. Click on this link https://bit.ly/3iPsOdV to view the sample ballot the to prepare to return to the polls. Early voting begins November 29. #EveryElectionCounts #HarrisVotes

Thanks and #HappyThanksgiving
11/25/2021

Thanks and #HappyThanksgiving

Thanks and #HappyThanksgiving

Mayor Sylvester Turner hosted a naturalization ceremony for 20 new Americans from 12 different countries! Thanks to all ...
11/17/2021

Mayor Sylvester Turner hosted a naturalization ceremony for 20 new Americans from 12 different countries! Thanks to all of our partners who made this possible!

“The only title in our democracy superior to that of president is the title of citizen.” - Justice Louis BrandeisOur par...
11/17/2021

“The only title in our democracy superior to that of president is the title of citizen.” - Justice Louis Brandeis

Our partners hosted citizenship workshops, helped neighbors complete their citizenship applications, and today we celebrate as they take their oath of citizenship at a Naturalization ceremony at City Hall! Congratulations, new Americans!

If you have not been able to contact your loved one who attended#ASTROWORLDFest please call 3-1-1 or 713-837-0311 or go ...
11/06/2021

If you have not been able to contact your loved one who attended
#ASTROWORLDFest
please call 3-1-1 or 713-837-0311 or go to the reunification center at 8686 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77054.

If you have not been able to contact your loved one who attended
#ASTROWORLDFest
please call 3-1-1 or 713-837-0311 or go to the reunification center at 8686 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77054.

Still our champs! Thanks for a great season, @astrosbaseball! See you in the Spring! #ForTheH
11/03/2021

Still our champs! Thanks for a great season, @astrosbaseball! See you in the Spring! #ForTheH

Still our champs! Thanks for a great season, @astrosbaseball! See you in the Spring! #ForTheH

11/02/2021
CMC Talent Show - Director TaKasha Francis

During a talent show to fundraise for local charities, our Director, TaKasha Francis, recited "Go Get It" an original poem she wrote to encourage us to go after the things we want in life! Thanks for your inspiring words, Boss!

We love the smell of popcorn and peanuts in the evening! #repost • @visit_houston Good morning Houston 🌤 It's game dayyy...
10/26/2021

We love the smell of popcorn and peanuts in the evening! #repost • @visit_houston Good morning Houston 🌤 It's game dayyyy, let's go @astrosbaseball! 😎⚾🤘🧡 #WorldSeries #ForTheH
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We love the smell of popcorn and peanuts in the evening! #repost • @visit_houston Good morning Houston 🌤 It's game dayyyy, let's go @astrosbaseball! 😎⚾🤘🧡 #WorldSeries #ForTheH
📸 @adriansa_

#MondayMood . . . World Series Week! Go @astrosbaseball! #ForTheH
10/25/2021

#MondayMood
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World Series Week! Go @astrosbaseball! #ForTheH

#MondayMood
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World Series Week! Go @astrosbaseball! #ForTheH

#fridayvibes #ForTheH
10/22/2021

#fridayvibes #ForTheH

#fridayvibes #ForTheH

#repost • @lonestarlegalaid We can help you get the process started! To apply, visit www.LoneStarLegal.org. Link in bio.
10/20/2021

#repost • @lonestarlegalaid We can help you get the process started! To apply, visit www.LoneStarLegal.org. Link in bio.

#repost • @lonestarlegalaid We can help you get the process started! To apply, visit www.LoneStarLegal.org. Link in bio.

#repost • @houston_bar_assoc The HBA has offered legal advice over the phone since 1985. If you have a legal question, s...
10/20/2021

#repost • @houston_bar_assoc The HBA has offered legal advice over the phone since 1985. If you have a legal question, sign up to receive a call from an attorney at hba.org/legalline

#repost • @houston_bar_assoc The HBA has offered legal advice over the phone since 1985. If you have a legal question, sign up to receive a call from an attorney at hba.org/legalline

🚨Application deadline: Nov. 5 🚨$500 - $5,000 matching grants available for neighborhood improvement projects. Go to hous...
10/18/2021

🚨Application deadline: Nov. 5 🚨

$500 - $5,000 matching grants available for neighborhood improvement projects. Go to houstontx.gov/neighborhoods and click on “Neighborhood Matching Grant” for more information and application.

🚨Application deadline: Nov. 5 🚨

$500 - $5,000 matching grants available for neighborhood improvement projects. Go to houstontx.gov/neighborhoods and click on “Neighborhood Matching Grant” for more information and application.

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The Department of Neighborhoods is dedicated to improving quality of life in Houston neighborhoods through the delivery of services, innovative programs and strong community partnerships. The department combines the operations of four divisions, serving as a centralized source of services designed to assist citizens with their concerns, resolve neighborhood issues and promote community-based civic engagement. The department’s programs and initiatives focus on city code enforcement and compliance, citizen assistance, gang and juvenile delinquency prevention and public awareness, youth leadership development, volunteerism, international communities and the needs and concerns of people with disabilities. The Department of Neighborhoods was confirmed as a new department by Mayor Parker and Houston City Council on August 10, 2011. Department of Neighborhood Divisions: •City of Houston Inspections & Public Services - IPS (formerly Neighborhood Protection Corps) •Mayor's Anti-Gang Office •Mayor's Citizens' Assistance Office •Mayor's Office of New Americans and Immigrant Communities Disclaimer The Department of Neighborhoods is a department of the City of Houston, www.houstontx.gov. This site is intended to serve as a mechanism for communication between the public and the Department of Neighborhoods on the listed topics. Following or "friending" persons or organizations is not an endorsement by the City and is only intended as a means of communication. All content of this site and all comments submitted to this page and its list of fans are public and are subject to disclosure pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act. Public information requests must be directed to the department's public information officer. The purpose of this site is to present matters of public interest in the City of Houston, Texas. We encourage you to submit comments, but please note that this is not a public forum. Comments posted on this page will be monitored. The City reserves the right to delete comments that: contain false information, obscene language or sexual content, threaten or defame any person or organization, support or oppose political candidates, political organizations, or ballot propositions, promote illegal activity, commerical services or products, infringe on copyrights or trademarks or are not topically related to the particular posting.

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Attention Sunnyside! We're opening a new free #Covid19 testing site today at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in partnership with Platinum Physician Associates. It's open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with capacity for 400 daily tests. No appointments required. Find five mega sites and dozens of smaller sites at houstonhealth.org or by calling 832-393-4220. #hounews Mayor Sylvester Turner City of Houston Office of Emergency Management City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Houston Complete Communities
Looking for COVID-19 test results from a #HoustonHealth or partner site? Use the QR code to find information about how you’ll get your results and who to contact with questions. You can also find the info here: http://ow.ly/GC0q50Ht8wE. Mayor Sylvester Turner City of Houston Office of Emergency Management Houston Parks - HPARD Houston Complete Communities City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods (DON)
We know students learn best in the classroom, and keeping schools open for safe in-person learning is a priority. That's why we provided millions in federal funding to Houston Independent School District and Aldine ISD for no cost on-campus #COVID19 testing. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3tkyzq6. Mayor Sylvester Turner City of Houston Office of Emergency Management City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Houston Complete Communities
As we continue to kick off the new year, we would like to celebrate the work that made 2021 a year of monumental accomplishments and progress for our Houston Complete Communities! Last year, numerous projects and initiatives were launched to address items across the nine Action Plan Areas that all 10 Complete Communities identified as top priorities. Thank you for your input, support, and action to drive projects forward throughout 2021. We’re looking forward to a great year in 2022! Read more about the full 2021 recap here: https://conta.cc/3ng2mMw Stay up to date on the latest news and developments in our communities by subscribing to the newsletter here: https://www.houstoncc.org/ #CompleteCommunitiesHOU #community #neighborhood #NewYear Mayor Sylvester Turner City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Houston Planning & Development Department Alliance for Multicultural Community Services Houston Health Department Houston Parks - HPARD Edison Arts Foundation Houston Parks Board City of Houston Housing & Community Development The Office of Business Opportunity
With five mega sites and dozens of smaller sites across #Houston, getting tested for #Covid19 has never been easier. Find nearby free testing sites at houstonhealth.org or by calling 832-393-4220. ------------------ Cinco mega sitios y docenas de sitios más pequeños en #Houston, hacerse la prueba de # Covid19 nunca ha sido tan fácil. Encuentre sitios gratuitos cercanos de pruebas en houstonhealth.org o llamando al 832-393-4220. #hounews Mayor Sylvester Turner City of Houston Office of Emergency Management Houston Parks - HPARD City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Houston Complete Communities
Cinco mega sitios y docenas de sitios más pequeños en #Houston, hacerse la prueba de # Covid19 nunca ha sido tan fácil. Encuentre sitios gratuitos cercanos de pruebas en houstonhealth.org o llamando al 832-393-4220. #hounews Mayor Sylvester Turner City of Houston Office of Emergency Management Houston Parks - HPARD City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Houston Complete Communities
Make 2022 your year for money moves!🤑 Stay on top of your financial goals this year by scheduling a FREE appointment with an HFEC financial counselor today: https://houstoncc.org/news___resources/financial_empowerment_center/make_an_appointment.php?fbclid=IwAR1NEGY482S3rI4tDpI2NXldNEYSoBRYJDs_WVtF1HBibNgD75lYoRZT4E0 #completecommunitieshou #htown #moneytalks #HFEC #community #neighborhood #moneymoves Mayor Sylvester Turner City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Houston Planning & Development Department Bank On Houston
Houston Health Department just opened up two additional mega COVID-19 testing sites! Getting tested or vaccinated at health department-affiliated sites is free, and does not require proof of residency, citizenship, or insurance. Locations and schedules can also be found at HoustonHealth.org or by calling 832-393-4220. #COVID19 #covid #vaccine #testing #health #completecommunitieshou #neighborhood #community #htown Mayor Sylvester Turner City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Houston Planning & Development Department
Cinco mega sitios y docenas de sitios más pequeños en #Houston, hacerse la prueba de # Covid19 nunca ha sido tan fácil. Encuentre sitios gratuitos cercanos de pruebas en houstonhealth.org o llamando al 832-393-4220. #hounews Mayor Sylvester Turner City of Houston Office of Emergency Management Houston Parks - HPARD City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Houston Complete Communities
With five mega sites and dozens of smaller sites across #Houston, getting tested for #Covid19 has never been easier. Find nearby free testing sites at houstonhealth.org or by calling 832-393-4220. ------------------ Cinco mega sitios y docenas de sitios más pequeños en #Houston, hacerse la prueba de # Covid19 nunca ha sido tan fácil. Encuentre sitios gratuitos cercanos de pruebas en houstonhealth.org o llamando al 832-393-4220. #hounews Mayor Sylvester Turner City of Houston Office of Emergency Management City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Houston Parks - HPARD Houston Complete Communities
METRO launched a virtual open house for its METRORapid University Corridor Project! This project aims to develop a new METRORapid line running for 25.3 miles through multiple Complete Communities. The line would operate in a dedicated, transit-only lane to move through traffic. Completing the open house survey by Wednesday, January 12th to leave your feedback on this project! Learn more by visiting: RideMETRO.org/University Mayor Sylvester Turner City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Houston Planning & Development Department #htown #completecommunitieshou #mobility #houston #METRO #Neighborhood #community
Of the 281 #Covid19 patient deaths last year at Harris Health System, 94% (265) were unvaccinated. It's glaringly obvious: #Vaccinations save lives. Find free sites at houstonhealth.org or by calling 832-393-4220. #hounews Mayor Sylvester Turner City of Houston Office of Emergency Management City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods (DON)